Sharing stories to connect young people from the EU member States and the Eastern Neighbourhood countries

Samir's experience studying abroad

Study in Europe: My top tips to apply for scholarships

My story started in August 2017 when, after a long application process followed by stress and excitement, I was admitted to Malmö University in Sweden. Considering the high tuition fees for non-EU students and the high living costs in Sweden, I had no other option but to look for a scholarship in order to study in my dream country...
Samir Salimzade 12 November 2017
EU Youth Conference, Tallinn

How the EU Youth Conference taught me to be a contributor

The golden autumn turned into winter with one night of massive snowfall in Tallinn, prompting the Estonian hosts to sheepishly apologise for the weather in their country. The guests to whom they were apologising had gathered in the digital capital of the EU to participate in various simultaneous conferences organised by the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
Ani Khachatryan 12 November 2017
Nuriyya Hasanova, Young European Ambassador from Azerbaijan

Sharing my EU experience with local communities in Azerbaijan

Recently I participated in the EU Bus Tour around Azerbaijan, visiting universities in Sheki and Zagatala and the EuroVillage in Sheki. These activities were organised by the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan. To give you an idea of the tour: Zagatala and Sheki are relatively small cities in comparison to the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, ...
Nuriyya Hasanova 17 October 2017
Joost and Bogdan, Young European Ambassadors from the EU

One selfie at a time in Azerbaijan

On 24 September, Bogdan and Joost travelled to Baku, Azerbaijan, for an EU awareness-raising mission within the framework of the ‘Young European Ambassadors’ project. Bogdan came from Brussels, home to the headquarters of the European Union, where he lives and works, while Joost travelled from The Hague, in the Netherlands, ...
Joost Bunk & Bogdan Pavel 17 October 2017
Nazar Solomakha

Can my friends and I achieve our dream of a European future for Ukraine?

I may only be 16 years old, but I have already lived through two revolutions, a few economic and political meltdowns and a war in my own country. That kind of experience does not allow you to simply remain passive. As Konrad Adenauer, ...
Nazar Solomakha 11 October 2017
Kateryna Chubei, Young European Ambassador from Ukraine

Presenting the YEA initiative to high-ranking diplomats and students in Ukraine

Kateryna Chubei, Young European Ambassador from Ukraine, participated in an international conference entitled “Problems and Prospects of EU-Ukraine Cooperation” on 13 September 2017. She had the opportunity to present the YEA initiative to diplomats and students as well as discuss current affairs concerning Ukraine's partnership with the EU.
Kateryna Chubei 02 October 2017
EuroSchool 2017 - Ilyas Farhadli

My life-changing experience at EuroSchool 2017

My name is Ilyas, and I was a participant in EuroSchool 2017 that took place between 21 and 23 August 2017 in Azerbaijan. For me, the EuroSchool was one of the most interesting and life-changing experiences I have ever had...
Ilyas Farhadli 11 September 2017
Gumru Aliyeva EuroSchool 2017

Unity in Diversity? You can really experience it here!

Working in European student organizations paved the way for me to discover EU countries. Over the years, I have become more interested in the EU, its structure, institutions, etc. After taking part in the Erasmus+ programme...
Gumru Aliyeva 11 September 2017
EuroClubs Summer Academy Ukraine

Summer Academy of EuroClubs in Ukraine

I was delighted to speak together with my fellow Young European Ambassador and PhD-student from Chernivtsi, Omelian Tarnavskyi, at the session of the Summer Academy of EuroClubs in Ukraine, organised...
Viktor Savinok & Omelian Tarnavskyi 05 September 2017